Home institutional investments

Keyword: institutional investments

16 results found

A story on KPMG in Canada helping staff refresh and recharge by making every weekend a long weekend this summer took the top spot over the past week on BenefitsCanada.com. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. KPMG is turning every weekend into a long weekend for employees this summer 2. University Pension Plan […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 18, 2022 February 18, 2022
  • 09:00

Investing is undergoing a paradigm shift, which will see investors do well by doing good, according to John Levy, director of impact at Franklin Templeton Investments. “Traditional investing is agnostic about its role on the planet, local communities and society. At some point, something like what we now call sustainable investing came along,” he said during […]

The term cryptocurrency may evoke a number of different images, from lightning-fast computers fuelling get-rich-quick schemes to shady rooms where hackers plot multi-million dollar digital heists. And while there may be some truth to those perceptions, cryptocurrency is a growing sector that many institutional investors are eyeing with increasing interest. Indeed, in mid-December 2020 Bitcoin’s […]

131464346-123

There’s a record amount of dry powder sitting in the distressed private capital space, according to new data from Preqin. Between distressed debt, special situations and turnaround strategies, total dry powder in the distressed private capital arena sits at an estimated US$131 billion as of June 2020, an all-time record. Of note, the distressed private […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 9, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:43

U.S. pension plan sponsors see a decent chance of a U.S. recession as a result of the spread of the coronavirus. Indeed, according to recent a poll by investment consulting firm NEPC, 79 per cent of plan sponsors said they think there’s a 50 per cent or greater chance of recession. And all respondents said […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 08:00

Subject to certain conditions, MSCI is set to promote its Kuwait index to emerging market status beginning June 2020. Later this fall, Kuwait’s financial markets are planning to open up to foreign institutional investors in new ways. If all proceeds as planned, the Kuwait index will be included in MSCI’s emerging markets index, which will […]

26251823

While environmental, social and governance factors are a hot topic in the investment world, hedge funds are falling behind, according to new data from Preqin. Currently, most hedge fund managers and investors don’t have an ESG policy in place. In fact, only 29 per cent of investors and 20 per cent of hedge fund managers […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 10, 2019 January 10, 2021
  • 07:49
36700359-123RF

Northern Trust survey says transparency requirements are lagging behind demand.

Growing Season for Investment in Agriculture

Study shows investors can reap rewards from Canadian farmland.

  • April 2, 2010 September 13, 2019
  • 15:51
Global Featured Speaker, Jim Moore

Why didn't asset class diversification produce the expected outcome during the crisis?